National Medicare Education Week

National Medicare Education Week

What is National Medicare Education Week?

National Medicare Education Week begins September 15th and runs through September 21st.  This is a yearly event that helps individuals who are on Medicare learn about the basics of Medicare.  Also, this educational week will provide Medicare beneficiaries with a better understanding about their benefits and what changes might be coming in the year ahead.

Why is it important to stay up-to-date on Medicare information?

Medicare is an ever-changing program,  so it’s always a good idea to stay informed. By keeping up-to-date on your Medicare benefits, this will ensure that you’re getting the most out of your coverage and not paying for anything you don’t need.  Additionally, the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period begins October 15th, so it’s important to have all the information you need to be prepared.

What will be covered during National Medicare Education Week?

During this year’s educational week, you will learn about topics such as: the different parts of Medicare, how to pick a Medigap plan, Prescription Drug Coverage, the Medicare Advantage program, among other topics. These educational sessions will provide information that you will need to make informed decisions about your healthcare.